Tag Archives: NGO

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 2, 2013

TODAY: Putin says Snowden must stop releasing U.S. secrets; Navalny launches mayoral campaign with speech; Justice Ministry says NGO checks are necessary; rights groups respond to new anti-homosexuality laws; Putin urges gas producers to team up against shale challenge; rocket crash. President Vladimir Putin said again that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden must find a country […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 22, 2012

TODAY: NGOs targeted; Razvozzhayev charged with 15-year-old robbery; Putin’s WTO pessimism; wind farm plans; Shoigu in China; Rushydro to be recapitalised; OMV reconsiders relationship with Gazprom; Khodorkovsky criticises Dudley; YouTube removed from web blacklist. At least four non-governmental organisations were harassed with graffiti and pickets after the new law, under which foreign-funded NGOs must register […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 25, 2012

TODAY: Public television reflecting state pressure? Khodorkovsky wins review of appeal; Moscow blocks Syrian use of chemical weapons; Rosneft in negotiations over TNK-BP stake; Magnit expansion. Ksenia Sobchak is being ‘sidelined’ by all the major public television channels since her public support of the protest movement, part of ‘a flurry of departures, closures and cutbacks’ […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – July 19, 2012

TODAY: Obama and Putin discuss Syria situation after top ministers killed, Russia blocks proposed sanctions; U.S. Senators approve bill establishing permanent normal trade relations, but Magnitsky Act is attached; NGO ‘foreign agent’ law passed; TV chief open to working with Navalny; AAR interested in BP’s TNK-BP stake. U.S. President Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin had […]

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